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Confucius

A Life of Thought and Politics

Ann-Ping Chin

A masterful account of the political life and intellectual development of the moral thinker who has remained a powerful force in China up to the present day For more than two thousand years, Confucius ...

May 26, 2009, Paper, $14.95

The Forest Primeval

The Geologic History of Wood and Petrified Forests

Leo J. Hickey

Wood—perhaps no natural material has been used longer by man, and none seems more suited to human tastes and needs. Its properties are the result of a long evolutionary history as an integral part of the earth's forests. This...

July 27, 2010, Paper, $14.95

Manet to Picasso

The National Gallery

Christopher Riopelle; With Charlotte Appleyard, Sarah Herring, Nancy Ireson, and Anne Robbins

This beautiful book provides a brief introduction to Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and early modern paintings made between 1860 and 1905––a highly innovative and exciting time in the history of art––through 38...

September 27, 2007, Paper, $14.95

Writing the Word of God

Calligraphy and the Qur'an

David J. Roxburgh

The art of Islamic calligraphy developed from the 7th to the 14th century, beginning in western Arabia, spreading south to Yemen and north to the Near East, and continuing east and west to Iran, Egypt, North Africa,...

October 6, 2008, Out of Print, Paper, $14.95
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Juan Muñoz at the Clark

Introduction by Carmen Giménez; With an essay by David Breslin and photographs by Michael Agee

The celebrated Spanish sculptor Juan Muñoz (1953-2001) died at the height of his powers, when he was considered "one of the most complex and individual artists working today" (Guardian). His challenging, enigmatic works...

February 22, 2011, Paper, $14.95

Churches

An Architectural Guide

Simon Bradley

This compact and accessible book is for anyone who would like to understand more about the architectural history of English churches. Clear and easy to use, the text explains the key components of church architecture...

March 13, 2018, PB-with Flaps, $14.99

Houses

An Architectural Guide

Charles O'Brien

An enthusiast’s guide to exploring historic houses of England, this informative book, now in paperback, also enables readers to discover more about the history of their own houses. Users can learn to interpret domestic...

March 13, 2018, PB-with Flaps, $14.99

Duccio to Leonardo

Renaissance Painting 1250-1500

Simona Di Nepi

This generously illustrated book presents highlights from the National Gallery’s display of Italian Renaissance painting, one of the richest collections of its kind in the world. Duccio to Leonardo focuses on...

November 24, 2009, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Angels

Erika Langmuir

Erika Langmuir examines the presence and surprisingly complicated history of angels in Christian art. She points out that angels need not be winged; they can wear antique dress, contemporary church vestments, secular fashions,...

June 24, 2010, Paper, $15.00

The Girl with the Golden Parasol

Uday Prakash; Translated by Jason Grunebaum

A novel of dauntless love, corruption, and the bitterness of the ancient caste system that prevails in contemporary India “Just then, Rahul saw a spot of yellow far away. . . .The yellow glowed beautifully...

May 14, 2013, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

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